ERIC Number: ED357255
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-May
Reference Count: N/A
Learning That Works. A Youth Apprenticeship Briefing Book.
Jobs for the Future, Boston, MA.
This set of briefing materials is designed to provide policymakers at the federal and state levels, journalists, and others with a quick overview of youth apprenticeship in the United States today. Chapter 1 describes what youth apprenticeship is. A map showing the beginnings of a nationwide youth apprenticeship system is provided. Chapter 2 on youth apprenticeship at the program level contains the following: matrices of Jobs for the Future's (JFF) National Youth Apprenticeship Initiative (NYAI) sites and Department of Labor (DOL) National Youth Apprenticeship Demonstration grantees, descriptions of JFF and DOL sites; a progress report on Boston's Project ProTech; and ProTech press notices. Chapter 3 has three sections: a framework for state youth apprenticeship policy; the paper, "Youth Apprenticeship: Issues and Practice in the Development of State Systems--With Examples from Maine and Wisconsin"; and a matrix illustrating youth apprenticeship legislation in states. Chapter 4 is composed of the following: a framework for federal youth apprenticeship legislation; a paper, "Proposals for Federal Youth Apprenticeship Legislation--A JFF Perspective"; a report, "Youth Apprenticeships: Improving School-to-Work Transition for the 'Forgotten Half'"; and a matrix showing federal youth apprenticeship legislation from the last congressional session. Chapter 5 lists these contacts: JFF sites; DOL sites; other youth apprenticeship sites; state-level youth apprenticeships; and JFF's NYAI advisory group. Chapter 6 contains model youth apprenticeship legislation and fact sheets on youth apprenticeship and insurance liability and child labor laws and youth apprenticeship. Chapter 7 lists 38 items for recommended reading and a JFF publications list. (YLB)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, High Schools, Models, National Programs, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, State Legislation, State Programs, Statewide Planning, Youth Programs
Jobs for the Future, Inc., 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140 ($35).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Jobs for the Future, Boston, MA.